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Donna Marie Lavigne

August 8, 1963 - February 4, 2019
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Bowdoinham- Donna M. Lavigne, 55, of Main Street died Monday, February 4th unexpectedly at home.

She was born in Brunswick on August 8, 1963, the daughter of Roland and Cynthia Brilliant.   She attended Brunswick schools and was a 1981 graduate of Brunswick High School.

On October 3, 1981 she married the love of her life, Mark A. Lavigne.

Donna worked at Mt. Ararat Middle School as a cook for 21 years and at Shaw’s Supermarket for 13 years.

She enjoyed cooking, coming up with tasty recipes for kids with special dietary needs.   She found joy coming up with something that they liked.

Her family was her world and she adored her grandbabies.

She is predeceased by her parents, Cynthia and Roland Brilliant of Brunswick.

Donna is survived by her husband, Mark Lavigne of Bowdoinham. Two daughters, Hope Lavigne of Bowdoinham and Courtney Lavigne of Topsham. A sister Maria Morris of West Bath and a brother Michael Briliant of Durham. Four grandchildren, Alexis and Mason Hultman of Bowdoinham, Austin Perry and Isaac Ruehl of Topsham.

Visiting hours will be held Monday, February 11th from 5-7 PM at Stetson’s Funeral Home 12 Federal St. Brunswick, where remembrances of Donna will be shared from 6:45-7PM during the visiting hours.

Memorial donations may be made to the Midcoast Humane Society 190 Pleasant St. Brunswick, Maine 04011. Memorial condolences maybe shared and a video tribute may be viewed at